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Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 29
Wed May 27
Wed Jun 24
Wed Jul 22
Icon of the event Boomers and Seniors Group Meet Up: Looking at Memory
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for a look at how the brain works....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 07
Thu May 21
Icon of the event Distracted Thinking
Mon May 25, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Nasreen Khatri, Rotman Research Institute, discusses how the brain responds to information overload, technology and instant communication. Is there a change in ability to juggle or handle distractions as one ages? Presen...

Icon of the event Is poverty a disease?  Could treating poverty work like medicine?
Tue Jun 02, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The economic, political, and health systems in Ontario must be transformed in order to address the most powerful determinants of our health: income and income inequality. Gary Bloch is a family physician with St. Michael's Ho...

Icon of the event Finding Answers to Common Health Questions
Thu Jun 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A basic overview of trusted websites and library databases to help you learn where to find the answers to your most common health questions. Please phone 416-393-7209 to register....

Icon of the event Late-Life Depression
Mon Jun 15, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Depression is not a normal part of aging. Depression is a medical illness that can occur for the first time in late life. It is an illness that affects quality of life and is associated with many other medical conditions. ...

Icon of the event Assisted Suicide
Tue Jun 16, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Peter Lin will discuss Assisted Suicide, a difficult and divisive issue touching on religious beliefs, legality, governmental policies, personal wishes and the Hippocratic Oath....

Icon of the event Brain Health
Tue Jun 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

As part of Alzheimer's Awareness, WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on keeping a healthy brain. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Icon of the event Money Saving Tips for Boomers & Seniors
Thu Jul 16, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

This is a two-part workshop for boomers and seniors covering some ways to save money. Stacey from Toronto Public Health will break down healthy eating habits and how to do so on a budget. Susie from Toronto Hydro will teach u...

Icon of the event Boomers and Seniors Group Meet Up: Chair Yoga
Thu Jul 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Yoga offers many benefits, from reduced stress to improved strength and flexibility. Come and learn a gentle style of yoga that you can do from a seated position....